Wood Wasp

Category: Miscellaneous

Scientific Name: Sirex noctilio


Color: Brown or black in color with pale markings and dark wings

Size: 1/2 to 1 5/8 an inch

Region: Found throughout the United States

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Important Considerations:

  • They are usually found in trees, but can be introduced to structures when infected trees are used in building.
  • Can cause damage to structures by creating holes in surfaces.
  • Have been found chewing through hardwood floors, carpeting, sheetrock, plaster walls, etc.
  • Can be brought into structures in firewood that is not immediately used.

Where to Find Them on Your Property?

Mostly found outside in trees or firewood, but can be found in structures in wood, floors and walls.